CalendarPast Events

  • Pre-kindergarten visitors on a tour posing like the figure in a portrait in the collection.
    Oct 21 2017
    10:00 am to 11:00 am

    Tour: Portrait Party for Young Learners

    Reservations Required. This free drop-in tour is designed for children ages 3 though 6 and their guardians.
  • Cellist Sang-Eun Lee
    Oct 18 2017
    7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

    Shenson Chamber Music Concert: Sang-Eun Lee

    Reservations Required. Our 2017–18 Shenson Chamber Music Concert series kicks off with cellist Sang-Eun Lee.
  • Abstract painting in yellow, black and white flashe on canvas.
    Oct 18 2017
    12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    OCT 18 Gallery Talk: Magnetic Fields

    No Reservations Required. Our gallery talk series continues with a discussion led by NMWA Associate Educator Ashley W. Harris.
  • Overhead view of the Great Hall filled with visitors attending an exhibition opening reception
    Oct 12 2017
    7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

    Opening Party: Magnetic Fields

    Sold Out. Join us to celebrate the opening of the special exhibition “Magnetic Fields: Expanding American Abstraction, 1960s to Today.”
  • Two women peer into a exhibition case that holds a shiny black ceramic vase.
    Oct 12 2017
    11:00 am to 2:00 pm

    Member Preview Day: Magnetic Fields

    No Reservations Required. Are you a NMWA member? Be the first to explore our exciting new exhibition, “Magnetic Fields,” during Member Preview Day.
  • Ms. Magazine Wonder Woman cover from 1972.
    Oct 11 2017
    12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    OCT 11 Gallery Talk: Wonder Women!

    No Reservations Required. Our gallery talk series continues with a discussion led by NMWA Director of the Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center Sarah Osborne Bender.
  • Frida Baranek's industrial sculpture made of iron wire and rods.
    Oct 04 2017
    12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    OCT 04 Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler

    No Reservations Required. Our gallery talk series continues with a discussion led by NMWA Senior Educator Adrienne L. Gayoso.
  • Barbara Lennie’s character gazes out a window
    Oct 02 2017
    6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

    Cultural Capital: Mujeres de Cine/Women of Film

    Reservations Required. Celebrate the role of women in the film industry in Spain with a special screening.
  • Etching of insects in various stages of metamorphosis on their host plant
    Oct 01 2017
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Tour: Fierce Women

    No Reservations Required, but space is limited. Attend a free drop-in tour celebrating the “fierce women” who blazed trails as artists, activists, and innovators.
  • Two visitor look at a large, colorful painting
    Oct 01 2017
    12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    Free Community Day: October

    No Reservations Required. The first Sunday of the month is Community Day at NMWA—enjoy free admission to the museum all day!
National Museum of Women in the Arts